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Competition design for ABN AMRO Insurance headquarters, Zwolle, Netherlands by Adrian Smith, design partner, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM): exterior perspective by Carlos Deniz, perspectivist, 2005

  • Object:

    architectural drawing

  • Date:

    2005

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smith, Adrian D, born 1944 (architect)
    Deniz, Carlos, born 1928 - died 2001 (perspective artist)
    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Print with added black ink and washes on board

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Adrian Smith

  • Museum number:

    CD.21-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 6, shelf D

This exterior perspective, and the accompanying interior perspective for this scheme, are by the noted American perspectivist (in American ‘renderer’) Carlos Deniz. SOM was not successful in the competition for this Dutch Insurance company building that eventually was built to the designs of architect René Steevensz of PPKS Architects (Chicago).

Date

2005

Artist/maker

Smith, Adrian D, born 1944 (architect)
Deniz, Carlos, born 1928 - died 2001 (perspective artist)
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Materials and Techniques

Print with added black ink and washes on board

Marks and inscriptions

Diniz 92
signed and dated, black ink, lower right

Carlos Diniz Associates
printed, black ink, beneath signature and date, lower right

Dimensions

Height: 840 mm, Width: 965 mm

Descriptive line

Competition design for ABN AMRO Insurance headquarters, Zwolle, Netherlands by Adrian Smith, design partner, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM): exterior perspective by Carlos Deniz, perspectivist, 2005

Collection

Design, Architecture and Digital Department

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